Zambia: Up close with Africa’s finest

Two national parks – one in Zambia and one in Malawi – offer ­splendid game viewing at a ­variety of locations.

Refugees bring music, art to their sanctuary

A festival at a camp for the displaced in Malawi affirms the dignity of those seeking refuge there.

Lake of Stars festival: a party with a purpose

The music festival on Lake Malawi is the closest thing to paradise.

Roots go deep into The Soil

The kasi-soul trio ­believe the primacy of the voice and their ­culturally ­diverse background sets them well to send out a universal message.

Amara Touré – an enigmatic exemplar of Afro-Cuban ­music

Guinea's Amara Touré’s passionate wails prompt questions about how such sensual music could sink without a trace until now.

Pat Thomas: Back in the highlife again

The golden-voiced musician is the undisputed king of ­Ghanaian highlife and, together with two famous ­collaborators, he shows why on his new album.

Björk breaks boundaries

The Icelandic singer’s latest album is an outpouring of emotion and a slick feast of ambient electronica.

The new queens of Afrobeat

In their respective new offerings, Nneka and Ibeyi present a beautiful fusion of styles reminiscent of the legendary Fela Kuti.

Nice guys in electro folk indie music simply fade away

It’s hard not to love Durban guitarist Majozi, but his pleasantly inoffensive new melodies may become forgettable.

Veterans keep Buena Vista alive

Clyde Macfarlane talks to Buena Vista Social Club's Omara Portuondo and Eliades Ochoa in the wake of their new album and farewell tour.

Good golly, miss Mali’s new rock legends at your own peril

Mali's Terakaft is not just another Saharan band.

Freedom’s voice rings out from a Malawi jail

Women and men in Malawi’s maximum-security, Zomba Central Prison, who call themselves Zomba Prison Project, are telling their stories through music.

Press Releases

Automotive Industry and Covid-19

Many rental fleets are no longer operational and their usually well-maintained cars are entering the market in big numbers

The fourth industrial revolution: It works for UJ

Huge advances in technology make training and the application of medical knowledge better, faster and more widely accessible

PPS Webinar 4: Asset Protection in Times of Uncertainty

The Covid-19 crisis means people are spending more time at home, so they expect different packages from their insurance companies

International Partnerships are key for Africa during Covid-19

Perhaps this pandemic is the jolt that we needed to strengthen intra-country collaboration and revive international friendships

Auditor-General of South Africa seeks request for information

Suitably qualified and experienced vendors are sought to supply tools to assist in the support of financial statement audits

Former bursary student hits a six and lands top job at WPCA

Thuthuka Bursary recipient Tennyson Botes decided to make a difference in his community — and he's doing exactly that

SANRAL to professionalise its finance division with world-class professional accounting designations

'It is about how I can get my staff to acquire more skills and sharpen those skills that they already have,' says SANRAL CFO Inge Mulder

Empowering his people to unleash their potential

'Being registered as an AGA(SA) means you are capable of engineering an idea and turning it into money,' says Raymond Mayekisa

The best local and international journalism

handpicked and in your inbox every weekday